The History of British Rock and Roll The Forgotten Years 1956 1962

The History of British Rock and Roll  The Forgotten Years 1956   1962

The History of British Rock 'n' Roll: The Forgotten Years - 1956 - 1962 covers the period between the late 1950's and the early 1960's,when British artists began to challenge the dominance of their American counterparts in the rock 'n' roll ...

Author: Robin Bell

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9789198191646

Category: Performing Arts

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The History of British Rock 'n' Roll: The Forgotten Years - 1956 - 1962 covers the period between the late 1950's and the early 1960's,when British artists began to challenge the dominance of their American counterparts in the rock 'n' roll music scene Read about those early pioneers of British rock such as Tommy Steele, Marty Wilde and Cliff Richard. Rediscover the memories of The Six-Five Special, Oh Boy! and Drumbeat. What was Larry Parnes really like? Who were the Elvis wannabe's? All this and more...
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The History of British Rock and Roll The Psychedelic Years 1967 1969

The History of British Rock and Roll  The Psychedelic Years 1967   1969

When I started writing about rock 'n' roll music in Britain, I naively thought that I
could cover the subject in a single book. How wrong I was! When I started to
combine my own memories with research of the times, it soon became clear that
the ...

Author: Robin Bell

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9789198191684

Category: Performing Arts

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Psychedelic: Adjective: - of or noting a mental state characterized by a profound sense of intensified sensory perception, sometimes accompanied by severe perceptual distortion and hallucinations and by extreme feelings of either euphoria or despair. The later years of the 1960s saw the rise in more avant-garde music as artists and musicians began to experiment with mind altering substances. Beginning with the hippie movement in America and rapidly spreading across the Atlantic to Britain, this period in music saw bands such as The Beatles - free from their touring commitments - together with The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and many others make use of sensory altering concoctions to reach new heights of artistic creativity. This is the story of those years.
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The History of British Rock and Roll The Beat Boom 1963 1966

The History of British Rock and Roll  The Beat Boom 1963   1966

In the beginning of the 1960's, the centre of the British musical scene was
undoubtedly London. All the ... Manchester and Newcastle, many groups –
founded during the skiffle craze of the late 1950's – remained true to the spirit of
rock 'n' roll.

Author: Robin Bell

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9789198191660

Category: Performing Arts

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There is no doubt that Rock 'n' Roll had its beginnings in America. Artists such as Bill Haley, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, Elvis Presley and Eddie Cochran were the idols of the early British rock 'n' rollers, as homegrown acts such as Tommy Steele, Lonnie Donegan, Billy Fury and Cliff Richard produced their own versions of this new music. But by the end of 1962, rock 'n' roll was in danger of becoming extinct. The music charts on both sides of the Atlantic were overwhelmed by softer songs lacking the dynamism and raw power of the originators. Emerging from this panache of smoothness, the British acts of the Beat Boom rejuvenated and revitalised the music industry with their freshness and excitement. This is the story of those climactic years when Britannia ruled the airwaves across the world.
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The History of British Rock n Roll

The History of British Rock  n  Roll

From the all-too-sweet sounds of the contemporary British artists of the mid-1950's through to the breakthrough of the more biting and vibrant sounds of Tommy Steele, Marty Wilde, Cliff Richard and all the Elvis clones that emerged during ...

Author: Robin Bell

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ISBN: 919812837X

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The History of British Rock n Roll

The History of British Rock  n  Roll

This is the story of those climactic years when Britannia ruled the airwaves across the world.

Author: Robin Bell

Publisher:

ISBN: 9198191659

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Page: 464

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There is no doubt that Rock 'n' Roll had its beginnings in America. Artists such as Bill Haley, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, Elvis Presley and Eddie Cochran were the idols of the early British rock 'n' rollers, as homegrown acts such as Tommy Steele, Lonnie Donegan, Billy Fury and Cliff Richard produced their own versions of this new music. But by the end of 1962, rock 'n' roll was in danger of becoming extinct. The music charts on both sides of the Atlantic were overwhelmed by softer songs lacking the dynamism and raw power of the originators. Emerging from this panache of smoothness, the British acts of the Beat Boom rejuvenated and revitalised the music industry with their freshness and excitement. This is the story of those climactic years when Britannia ruled the airwaves across the world.
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The History of British Rock n Roll

The History of British Rock  n  Roll

This is the story of those years.

Author: Robin Bell

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ISBN: 9198191675

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The later years of the 1960s saw the rise in more avant-garde music as artists and musicians began to experiment with mind altering substances. Beginning with the hippie movement in America and rapidly spreading across the Atlantic to Britain, this period in music saw bands such as The Beatles - free from their touring commitments - together with The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and many others make use of sensory altering concoctions to reach new heights of artistic creativity. This is the story of those years.
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Understanding Rock n Roll

Understanding Rock  n  Roll

In this book Dick Bradley argues that to fully understand the history of rock'n'roll and related styles like skiffle, Beat music and British R'n'B, it is not enough merely to praise or criticize records.

Author: Dick Bradley

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000036478943

Category: Music

Page: 191

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Rock'n'roll in Britain has been written about many times, but the question of what it has meant to its young fans and imitators has usually taken second place to the description of the records and artists themselves. In this book Dick Bradley argues that to fully understand the history of rock'n'roll and related styles like skiffle, Beat music and British R'n'B, it is not enough merely to praise or criticize records. We must consider how the music was used, and what made many listeners take up singing and playing themselves. He suggests music-use formed a central practice of the emerging youth culture. Young listeners found articulations of resistance and communality in American rock'n'roll, which many of them then tried to reproduce in their own music-making. Dr. Bradley also provides a speculative theoretical framework for understanding these meanings in their wider social and historical context.
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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

Chronicles the history of the British rock band and profiles the musicians that have been members of the group.

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Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:883894707

Category: Rock music

Page: 128

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Chronicles the history of the British rock band and profiles the musicians that have been members of the group.
Categories: Rock music

The Secret History of Rock n Roll

The Secret History of Rock  n  Roll

"...tells the story of the Mysteries [e.g.

Author: Christopher Knowles

Publisher: Cleis Press

ISBN: 9781573444057

Category: Music

Page: 240

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"...tells the story of the Mysteries [e.g. Mystery religions]--their rise, fall and eventual rebirth in the New World, where rhythms and melodies from the West African and the Celtic diasporas collided with the sound of popular music forever."--P. 4 of cover.
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Popular Television in Britain

Popular Television in Britain

As Lawrence Grossberg observes : ' Different audiences may watch the same
program but interpret it differently , not only because of their own history and
relations to rock and roll , but also because of the use to which they put particular
 ...

Author: John Corner

Publisher: British Film Inst

ISBN: UCSC:32106009598282

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 211

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Rockin in Time

Rockin  in Time

For undergraduate courses in Popular Music, Music History, Recent American History, Sociology, and American Ethnic Studies. This text offers an in-depth examination of the social history of rock-and-roll.

Author: David P. Szatmary

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015059955602

Category: Music

Page: 382

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For undergraduate courses in Popular Music, Music History, Recent American History, Sociology, and American Ethnic Studies. This text offers an in-depth examination of the social history of rock-and-roll. Rockin' in Time emphasizes several main themes, including the importance of African-American culture in the origins and development of rock music, the economy, technology, and the changing demographics of the youth market. Tracing rock from its inception from American blues to the present this book shows how rock-and-roll has reflected and sometimes changed American and British culture over the last fifty years.
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Waiting for the Sun

Waiting for the Sun

British rock historian Hoskyns examines the long and twisted rock & roll history of Los Angeles in its glamorous and debauched glory.

Author: Barney Hoskyns

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 0879309431

Category: Music

Page: 418

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British rock historian Hoskyns examines the long and twisted rock & roll history of Los Angeles in its glamorous and debauched glory. The Beach Boys, The Doors, the Eagles, Joni Mitchell, and others populate the pages of this comprehensive and extensively illustrated book.
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The Encyclopedia of Popular Music Selected Albums Bibliographies

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music  Selected Albums  Bibliographies

Author: Colin Larkin

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066803399

Category: Popular music

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Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50% more material than the Third Edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.
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A Social History of Early Rock n Roll in Germany

A Social History of Early Rock    n    Roll in Germany

In this book, Julia Sneeringer weaves together this story of youth culture with histories of sex and gender, popular culture, media, and subculture.

Author: Julia Sneeringer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN: 135013953X

Category: History

Page: 304

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A Social History of Early Rock 'n' Roll in Germany explores the people and spaces of St. Pauli's rock'n'roll scene in the 1960s. Starting in 1960, young British rockers were hired to entertain tourists in Hamburg's red-light district around the Reeperbahn in the area of St. Pauli. German youths quickly joined in to experience the forbidden thrill of rock'n'roll, and used African American sounds to distance themselves from the old Nazi generation. In 1962 the Star Club opened and drew international attention for hosting some of the Beatles' most influential performances. In this book, Julia Sneeringer weaves together this story of youth culture with histories of sex and gender, popular culture, media, and subculture. By exploring the history of one locale in depth, Sneeringer offers a welcome contribution to the scholarly literature on space, place, sound and the city, and pays overdue attention to the impact that Hamburg had upon music and style. She is also careful to place performers such as The Beatles back into the social, spatial, and musical contexts that shaped them and their generation. This book reveals that transnational encounters between musicians, fans, entrepreneurs and businessmen in St. Pauli produced a musical style that provided emotional and physical liberation and challenged powerful forces of conservatism and conformity with effects that transformed the world for decades to come.
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Halfway to Paradise

Halfway to Paradise

Alwyn W. Turner captures the energy of this explosive period in music history as he tells the story of Britain's embrace--and sometime domination--of rock 'n' roll.

Author: Alwyn W. Turner

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum

ISBN: 1851775536

Category: Music

Page: 240

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From the emergence of Bill Haley and his Comets to the meteoric rise of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, Halfway to Paradise is an extraordinary photographic tribute to the forces that invented rock. From the 1950s until the early 1960s, photographer Harry Hammond’s camera captured rock ’n’ roll’s most famous names--The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Animals, Dusty Springfield, and many other icons. Now, from the legendary Harry Hammond Archive comes this exciting collection of 250 previously unpublished photographs of British and American musicians. Alwyn W. Turner captures the energy of this explosive period in music history as he tells the story of Britain’s embrace--and sometime domination--of rock ’n’ roll.
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The Rock n Roll Quiz Book

The Rock    n    Roll Quiz Book

If you think you can answer these questions, you are certain to enjoy The Rock ‘n’ Roll Quiz Book. The 100 questions in this book have been compiled to test your knowledge of the rock n’ roll era and beyond.

Author: Kevin Snelgrove

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 9781908752598

Category: Games

Page: 21

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Are you a rock ‘n’ roll fan? Can you name the artists from yesteryear who started the rock ‘n’ roll craze and the songs that made them famous? Do you consider yourself to be an expert on rock ‘n’ music? If so, why not find out how much you really know with this exciting new quiz book? What singer was known as Britain’s first rock ‘n’ roll star? How many US number 1 singles did Elvis Presley have from 1956 to 1969? What single did Chuck Berry have a number 1 hit with both in the US and UK in 1972? If you think you can answer these questions, you are certain to enjoy The Rock ‘n’ Roll Quiz Book. The 100 questions in this book have been compiled to test your knowledge of the rock n’ roll era and beyond. Packed with information about groups and individual artists you are sure to find out something you never knew. This book is a must-have for anyone who likes rock ‘n’ roll and would like to find out more about the history of this form of music.
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Top 40 Music on Compact Disc 1955 1981

Top 40 Music on Compact Disc  1955 1981

Author: Pat Downey

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015033322820

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 658

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Lists all compact disc releases of top 40 hits from the nostalgic era of rock and roll (1955-1981) by performer and song title. The text includes details of song quality, chart performance and catalogue number.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

A History of Rock Music

A History of Rock Music

New York : Harmony Books , 1988 . Dave MacAleer , The Fab British Rock ' n '
Roll Invasion of 1964. New York : Saint Martin's Press , 1994 . Manfred Mann , Do
Wah Diddy Diddy from The British Invasion : The History of British Rock , Vol . 2.

Author: Stephen K. Valdez

Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123263928

Category: Music

Page: 483

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The Beatles

The Beatles

Simon Frith ' s Sound Effects : Youth , Leisure , and the Politics of Rock N Roll (
New York , 1981 ) offers a valuable ... New York , 1984 ) is a history of rock music
and this study employed it as a reference tool . ... Phil Hardy and Dave Laing ,
The Encyclopedia of Rock : From Liverpool to San Francisco ( London , 1976 ) ,
volume 2 , is the single best encyclopedia dealing with British rock and roll music
.

Author: Howard A. DeWitt

Publisher: Horizon Books (CA)

ISBN: UOM:39015013610186

Category: Music

Page: 272

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Based on over 50 interviews, this is a fine behind-the-scenes look at the lads from Liverpool.
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